Prof. Dr. Nanna Lüth is an artist, art educator and cultural theorist.
Since 2013 she works as Junior Professor for Art Didactics and Gender Studies at the University of the Arts Berlin,, contact: na_lueth (at)

Her research priorities include art/mediation, media education, gender and sexuality from a feminist-queer perspective,
e.g. the dissertation ‘Sexuality in the Diagram in Art and Science since Magnus Hirschfeld: A critical-iconological study‘ (2013).

° Art mediation ° Exhibitions/Festivals ° Grants

Formal Qualifications
2014 PhD, Dissertation ‘Sexuality in the Diagram in Art and Science since Magnus Hirschfeld: A critical-iconological study‘ - in german language, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Silke Wenk, University Oldenburg / Prof. Dr. Herbert Mehrtens, University of Brunswick)
1999-2003 M.A. Art in Context, Postgraduate Studies, University of the Arts Berlin
1997-98 Postgraduate Studies of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1992-93 Contemporary Media Studies, University of Westminster, London
1989-94 Diploma Photography and Film, Technical College Bielefeld
1985-88 Diploma Photography and Film, Technical College Bielefeld
1985 German-French „Abitur“ at the DFG (German-French Grammar School) Saarbrücken
Professional Activities
Since 2013 Junior Professor for Art Didactics and Gender Studies, University of the Arts Berlin

Since 2013 Coorganizing the Salon for Critical Art Education, Berlin

2011-13 Scientific Collaborator at the Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich

2008-12 Curator of the Education Program at Edith-Russ-Site for Media Arts, Oldenburg

2008-09 Curator of the Education Program of the Kunstverein Langenhagen

2008 Co-curator of the exhibition and conference pöpp68 - private, public, personal, political, New Society for the Visual Arts (NGBK) Berlin

2007 Curator of the exhibition Enough with the nonsense already! Interventions in advertising (together with Wiebke Trunk), arttransponder e.V., Berlin

2001 - 2007 Artistic collaborator and docent of gender and culture. the faculty network. at the University of the Arts Berlin

2005 Co-curator of the exhibitions 1-0-1 intersex. The two-gender system as human rights violation
and Art for Change—Loraine Leeson, both at NGBK Berlin

2003-05 Accompanying researcher of Children making Art with Media at primary schools Berlin in the framework of the pilot project of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research: KuBiM-Kulturelle Bildung im Medienzeitalter (Cultural Education in the Age of Media).

2000-01 Experimental Art Mediation by the group Kunstcoop©, accompanying the exhibition program of the NGBK Berlin

Since 1999 working as a freelance art educator, curator, writer >> see below

1999 founding member of Kunstcoop©, initiative for contemporary art mediation

Since 1994

working as a freelance photographer and docent

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Art Mediation Projects (till 2008)
Since May 2008 Art mediation for the Edith Russ Site for Media Art in Oldenburg (

2008 Art mediation for the Kunstverein Langenhagen (

Schattomat, photographic action on Plato´s Cave Analogy for the Offensive Kulturelle Bildung together with Thorsten Streichardt, March 08, Konzerthaus Berlin

Art program and member of the working group Humans - Digits - Transformations: Datazication of the Organic, International conference, 10.-12. September 2008, Humboldt University Berlin

2007 - 2008 Member of the group curating PÖPP 68 - private, public, personal, political, conference, workshops and exhibition, june - november 2008 at the NGBK Berlin

Papa, ich bin schwul/ Deutschland braucht mehr Ausländer (Daddy, I am Gay/Germany Needs More Foreigners) Workshop/Action accompanying the 7. International Photo Triennal Esslingen

concept and organisation of More than a Room of One´ss Own - A series of events on working space and gender in cooperation with Kino Arsenal and Kunstraum Kreuzberg (

2006 Mediation of the exhibition sexworks, Haus am Kleistpark Berlin

Talk in the exhibition Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Museum Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Member of AG Gegenwart (with Constanze Eckert, Eva Sturm, Antje Schiffers, Wiebke Trunk, Anna Zosik) as part of the Arbeitskreis Kunstvermittlung (workgroup art mediation)

2005 member of the work group Art for Change - Loraine Leeson, (exhibition, 5th november - 23rd december, at the New Society of Visual Arts - NGBK Berlin)

Teaching Arts & Gender. Tracking practices of teaching Art and Gender Studies from Berlin eastwards. Co-conception and organisation of the workshop with guests from eastern and central europe, UdK Berlin

co-curator of 1-0-1 intersex - The Two-Gender-System as Human Rights Violation (exhibition and programme at the NGBK Berlin) (


Ressource:Kunst e.V. (see the art mediation documentations on this website)
- project management of the art mediation of the competition "1/4 auf 5 Wegen", commissioned by the Senate of Science, Research, Culture Berlin

- Transfriesian News (Transfriesische Nachrichten) media intervention and communication within the project "Friesischer Teppich" together with Carmen Mörsch, commissioned by the AdKV - Arbeitsgemeinschaft deutscher Kunstvereine (Community of german Arts Clubs)


founding member of Ressource:Kunst, initiative for researching artistic learning processes (

curator of F O O D (K O S T), Berliner Kunstprojekt

2001/02 Kunstcoop© art communication projects:
(see the art mediation documentations on this website)
- Bioportraits
- A question of control
- Reflecting the exhibition series Interrupted careers, writing workshop
- Publication Use a condome you asshole

coorganization of the conference (see the archive - in german -


founding member of Kunstcoop©, inititative for contemporary art communication/ mediation

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Exhibitions / Festivals (till 2008)
2008 PÖPP 68 - privat, öffentlich, persönlich, politisch, Kooperationsprojekt mit Sanja Ivekovic/Bojana Pejic u.a., Ausstellung in der NGBK Berlin (

2007 Irgendwann ist Schluss mit lustig! Interventionen in Werbung (Enough with the Nonsense Already! Interventions in Advertising)
Exhibition at the project space arttransponder, Berlin

More than a Room of One´sOwn.
Music and audio-visual Projects from Brussels and Berlin. Group exhibition, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Berlin (

2006 Les Histoires Communes - The Global Circulation of Fashion, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart

A Room of One´sOwn. Being located where you are not supposed to be.

Music and audio-visual Art from Brussels and Berlin. Group exhibition at De Markten, Brussels. (

2005 december, exhibition with Wiebke Trunk, GEDOK Stuttgart

2003 takeOFF1, group exhibition, Forum Stadtpark Graz

The rooms of my grandmother
in »Aenne Biermann, the best of 5« at the Reykjavik Museum of Photography

2002 Home Stories
in the exhibition »Moving«, Gallery Wilmersdorf Berlin

The Food Office (Lebensmittelbüro) in the exhibition K O S T, Berliner Kunstprojekt

2001 Home Stories
in the exhibition »Moving«, Women´s Museum Bonn

2000 the city-and-gender-art-files, Kassel

text on building, installation, Einsteinufer 43, Berlin

cinemin, architexcture for films in the exhibition SAKRA, Church of Zion, Berlin

1998 Becher´s Discipline (Becherschülerei), Salon-Gallery for contemporary Photography, Bremen

in towns and Peter Pan, SaarLorLuxFilmfestival Saarbrücken

1996 The origins of the Becher´s Discipline, k3, Kampnagel, Hamburg

1995 LüLü, Lühmann and Lüth at "FürSieh", Galerie im Turm, Bremen

egg dance, SaarLorLuxFilmfestival Saarbrücken


The rooms of my grandmother
»Aenne Biermann competition«, Museum for Applied Arts, Gera

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Grants (till 2008)
2001 Life as Operating System (Das Leben als Betriebssystem)
Residency, Forum Stadtpark Graz, Austria

2000 the city-and-gender-art-files
Project grant, International Women´s University, Kassel


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